Cheese & Chive Waffles with Eggs and Bacon

Waffles are what makes the world go around!  And what makes waffles even better? Eggs and Bacon, and Cheese! One of our favorite breakfasts is eggs, arugula, tomatoes & bacon on savory cheese and chive waffles!

Brew up a pot of coffee, and get ready for some crispy fresh deliciousness!! These Bacon Cheese Waffles are sure to go up on high rotation! —The Perks

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Eggs and bacon on cheddar chive waffles

Cheese & Chive Waffles with Eggs & Bacon

  • Author: theperksofbeingus
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes


For Waffles:

  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 8 tablespoons (one stick) of melted butter
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Ingredients to stir into waffles

  • 2 cups Sharp  Cheese, freshly grated (We use cheddar, gouda, or whatever you have in your fridge
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives  
  • 1 teaspoons granulated garlic 
  • 1/2 teaspoon ancho powder
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle powder 
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 


  • 24 slices of bacon
  • 12 eggs cracked into 6 ramekins
  • 2 cups Arugula
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half and salted

Pint of cherry tomatoes


  • Put bacon on a rimmed cookie sheet and put into 400 degree oven, checking and turning every 5 minutes till crisp
  • Sift dry ingredients into large bowl
  • In separate bowl, beat eggs
  • Wisk in buttermilk
  • Add dry ingredients to wet, lightly stirring with whisk
  • Gently fold in melted butter
  • Stir in cheese & chives
  • Add a few grinds of black pepper & garlic granules
  • Let batter rest for at least 10 minutes while you heat the waffle iron
  • Test a small amount of batter in waffle iron for flavor, and adjust seasoning if necessary!
  • Crack eggs into ramekins
  • Add 1 teaspoon butter each to 2 small frying pans
  • Drop 2 eggs gently into each pan, cover to cook, repeat for additional guests
  • If you are not making individual waffles, and want to keep them crisp, put on a grid o a cookie sheet, to let air circulate, and keep in 250 degree oven

Chive Waffles

To prepare:

  • Put hot waffle on plate
  • Top with  crispy bacon
  • Mound a handful of Arugula on top
  • Delicately slide eggs on top
  • Top with cherry tomatoes
  • Add freshly ground black pepper

eggs on cheese and chive waffles


The waffle recipe will make enough waffles for you to have left overs. They are great as croutons for tomato soup!

  • Category: breakfast
  • Cuisine: american

Keywords: waffles

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